Olapin 15mg Tablet

Medically reviewed by Dr. Nilanjan Chandra | Written By Kunal V Kumar

Last updated on: November 02, 2020 3:32 am

Olapin 15mg Tablet

Uses of Olapin 15mg Tablet

Olapin 15mg Tablet is used for the treatment or prevention of the following disease(s):

Schizophrenia, Bipolar Disorder (Manic Depression)

Side effects of Olapin 15mg Tablet

The most common side effects of Olapin 15mg Tablet are – Dizziness, Drowsiness, Fatigue, Headache, Insomnia, Constipation, Diarrhea, Nausea, Vomiting

These side effects can usually occur in patients. However, these are only indicative and not all patients will experience them.

Precautions while using Olapin 15mg Tablet

Do not use Olapin 15mg Tablet if you are allergic to – Olanzapine

If you have heart disease, liver or kidney disease, drug or alcohol addiction, consult your doctor before using Olapin 15mg Tablet.

If you are allergic to any medicine or food, consult your doctor before using this medicine.

Use this medicine under the supervision of your doctor.

To avoid an adverse reaction, consult your doctor if you are already taking other medicines.

How Olapin 15mg Tablet works

Olapin 15mg Tablet contains – Olanzapine

Olanzapine may achieve antipsychotic effects by antagonizing dopamine and serotonin receptors. Anticholinergic effects may result from competitive binding to and antago-nism of the muscarinic receptors M1 through M5.

Dosage of Olapin 15mg Tablet

The dosage of Olapin 15mg Tablet depends on many factors such as the patient age, health, medical condition or history of the patient and many other conditions.

Please use this medicine as prescribed by your doctor.

Overdose of Olapin 15mg Tablet

If you forget to take a dose of Olapin 15mg Tablet, do not take two doses at the same time, there is a risk of overdose.

If you notice any unusual reaction in your body after taking this medicine, contact your doctor immediately or call your local medical emergency number.

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Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.

Meltolan RD 15mg Tablet  ( Alkem Laboratories Ltd. )

123.66  10 Tablets Strip Tablets Strip

Oltha 15mg Tablet  ( Shine Pharmaceuticals Ltd. )

91.80  10 Tablets Strip Tablets Strip

Olimelt 15mg Tablet  ( Intas Pharmaceuticals Ltd. )

117.00  10 Tablets Strip Tablets Strip


Drug :- anticholinergics: Increased anticholinergic effects, altered thermoregulation.

antihypertensives: Increased effects of both drugs, increased risk of hypotension.

benzodiazepines parenteral: Increased risk of excessive sedation and cardiorespiratory depression.

carbamazepine, omeprazole, rifampin: Increased olanzapine clearance.

CNS depressants: Additive CNS depression, potentiated orthostatic hypotension.

diazepam: Increased CNS depressant effects.

fluvoxamine: Decreased olanzapine clearance.

levodopa: Decreased levodopa efficacy.

lorazepam parenteral: Possibly increased somnolence with I.M. olanzapine injection.

Activity :- alcohol use: Additive CNS depression, potentiated orthostatic hypotension.

smoking: Decreased blood olanzapine level.

About Reviewer

Dr. Nilanjan Chandra is a talented Psychiatrist, Psychotherapist, De-addiction specialist, and Sex Therapist with 10 years of experience. He's currently practicing as a Consultant Neuro-psychiatrist at Institute of Neurosciences, Kolkata. He completed his MBBS from Calcutta National Medical College in 2011 and MD from Government Medical College and New Civil Hospital, Surat in 2016.

About Author

Kunal is a registered pharmacist with RGUHS with over 11 months experience. He is a medicine content contributor at Zotezo.